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The Blackwater Lightship

by Colm Toibin & Stephanie Roth Scribner (October 07, 2014)

It is Ireland in the early 1990s. Helen, her mother Lily, and her grandmother Dora have come together, after a decade of estrangement, to tend to Helen's beloved brother, Declan, who is dying of AIDS. Under...


Nora Webster: A Novel

by Colm Toibin Scribner (August 29, 2014)

From one of contemporary literature’s bestselling, critically acclaimed, and beloved authors: a “luminous” novel (Jennifer Egan, The New York Times Book Review) about a fiercely compelling young widow...


Black Lake: A Novel

by Johanna Lane Little, Brown and Company (May 20, 2014)

"A lush, beguiling beauty, like the Ireland of its setting"* about a family losing grip of its legacy: a castle estate on the cliffs of Donegal.

*Elisa Albert, author of The Book of Dahlia

The Campbells have...


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Costa Book Award for Best Novel 2009

by Colm Toibin Scribner (May 05, 2009)

Colm Tóibín’s New York Times bestselling novel—now an acclaimed film starring Saoirse Ronan and Jim Broadbent nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture—is “a moving, deeply satisfying...


Red Sky in Morning: A Novel

by Paul Lynch Little, Brown and Company (November 05, 2013)

A tense, thrilling debut novel that spans two continents, from "a writer to watch out for" (Colum McCann).

It's 1832 and Coll Coyle has killed the wrong man. The dead man's father is an expert tracker and ruthless...


The Fields: A Novel

by Kevin Maher Reagan Arthur Books (August 13, 2013)

Kate Atkinson welcomes a first novel that's "a joy to read: fresh, funny, and always unexpected."

It's the first summer of lust for 14-year-old Jim Finnegan, a boy trying to become a man in 1980s Dublin. Jim's...


Mondo Desperado: A Serial Novel

by Patrick McCabe HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

Patrick McCabe has long been recognized as a writer of rare talent and unique voice, whose vision of the world is so distinctive that "McCabesque" has become an adjective with multiple meanings, including "exquisitely,...


Emerald Germs Of Ireland

by Patrick McCabe HarperCollins e-books (November 23, 2010)

"There is something special about the relationship we all have with our mothers . . . "

Meet Pat McNab, forty-five years old, and about to embark on a homicidal rampage sparked by matricide. Or is he?

Pat spent...


The Testament of Mary

by Colm Toibin Scribner (November 13, 2012)

PROVOCATIVE, HAUNTING AND INDELIBLE, Colm Tóibín’s portrait of Mary presents her as a solitary older woman still seeking to understand the events that become the narrative of the New Testament and the foundation...


The South: A Novel

by Colm Toibin Scribner (October 30, 2012)

In 1950, Katherine Proctor leaves Ireland for Barcelona, determined to escape her family and become a painter. There she meets Miguel, an anarchist veteran of the Spanish Civil War, and begins to build a life...


The Heather Blazing: A Novel

Encore Award 1993

by Colm Toibin Scribner (October 30, 2012)

Colm Tóibín’s second “lovely, understated” novel that “proceeds with stately grace” (The Washington Post Book World) about an uncompromising judge whose principles, when brought home to his own family,...


Blind Man's Bluff

by Aidan Higgins Dalkey Archive Press (August 28, 2012)

A commonplace book of anecdotes and cartoons, Aidan Higgins’s Blind Man’s Bluff is a compendium of tart and comic insights into sight itself, as well as other varied indignities: personal, historical, and...


A Keeper

by Graham Norton Atria Books (August 13, 2019)

From Graham Norton—the BAFTA-award-winning Irish television host and author of the “charming debut novel” (New York Journal of Books) Holding, a masterly and haunting tale of secrets and ill-fated love...


Heartland

by Patrick McCabe New Island Books (March 29, 2018)

‘This world is a bad dream.’

Seven men wait in Mervyn’s Mountain Bar, awaiting the arrival of Tony Begley and his six-inch boning knife, Sweety. Ray ‘Ringo’ Wade hides above them in the rafters, silent...


My Coney Island Baby

by Billy O'Callaghan Harper (April 09, 2019)

An exquisite, heart-breaking novel by an Irish discovery.

Radiant with beauty, longing, and desire, and deeply touching, this literary novel, reminiscent of the works of William Trevor and Colm Tóibín, evokes...


The Innocent of Falkland Road

by Carlo Gébler New Island Books (September 08, 2017)

London, Summer, 1964. The Beatles have just released A Hard Days Night and the swinging sixties are fast approaching. Ralph, twelve years old, waves his mother goodbye as she disappears to the U.S. to work for...


Malarky

by Anakana Schofield Biblioasis (April 03, 2012)

What happens when a woman loves her boy so intensely she destroys him? A striking new voice in Irish fiction.


The Library at the Edge of the World

by Felicity Hayes-McCoy Harper Perennial (November 14, 2017)

November 2017 LibraryReads Pick

In the bestselling tradition of Fannie Flagg and Jenny Colgan comes Felicity Hayes-McCoy’s U.S. debut about a local librarian who must find a way to rebuild her community and...


House of Names: A Novel

by Colm Toibin Scribner (May 09, 2017)

* A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of the Year

* Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, The Guardian, The Boston Globe, St. Louis Dispatch

From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín...


The Little Red Chairs

by Edna O'Brien Little, Brown and Company (March 29, 2016)

A fiercely beautiful novel about one woman's struggle to reclaim a life shattered by betrayal, from one of the greatest storytellers of our time

One night, in the dead of winter, a mysterious stranger arrives...


The Black Snow: A Novel

by Paul Lynch Little, Brown and Company (May 12, 2015)

The startling new novel from a brilliant young Irish novelist on the rise, who "has a sensational gift for a sentence" (Colum McCann on Red Sky in Morning).

In Donegal in the spring of 1945, a farmhand runs into...


As It Is in Heaven

by Niall Williams Grand Central Publishing (August 31, 1999)

Time has already stopped for Stephen Griffin when he moves into the little house by the sea. Twenty-eight years old and haunted by death, the tall, awkward, shy schoolteacher is Content to care for his father...